Procurement Manager

  • Goodman Fielder
  • Karsanji Street, Suva, Fiji
  • Jan 11, 2021
Full time Purchasing-Procurement

Job Description & Skills/Qualifications Required

This position will be based at the Head office in Karsanji Street, Vatuwaqa, reporting to the Supply Chain Manager.

The nature of the role includes:

  • Cost reduction on direct and indirect services.
  • Optimising working capital through collaboration and procurement process review.
  • Ensuring continuous improvement in inventory management and stock control.
  • Driving improvement initiatives in service and contractor management service delivery
  • De-risking the business with a focus on reducing container detention.
  • Managing the strategic element of supplier relationships and monitoring supplier performance.
  • Determining and resolving procurement project risks, risk mitigation and material supply timelines.
  • Enhancing governance, compliance and implementing measures to optimise procurement effectiveness.
  • Coaching and developing the procurement team to a high level of capability to transform overall performance and service delivery.

 Key skills and attributes required:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Management, Procurement/Supply Chain or a relevant tertiary qualification.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ procurement experience in a leadership role.
  • Proven experience in creating and implementing long-term strategies which deliver sustainable benefits to the business.
  • Excellent communication and contract negotiation skills.
  • Ability to successfully engage and influence a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Track record of leading, coaching and motivating a small team that is customer service focused and results driven.
  • Proficient user of MS Office and large accounting systems e.g., Syspro or SAP.
  • A valid group 2 driver’s license with no demerit points.

If this opportunity appeals to you then click 'Apply now' and send us your cover letter and CV today! Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 22nd January 2021.

Only candidates with the experience and qualifications listed need apply.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly for an interview.

Job Functions

Purchasing, Procurement & Stores





Job open to:

Fiji Residents Only